Shelby Cairncross
Shelby Cairncross


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie High School

Year in school: Sophomore

Year on the team: 1st

Major: Elementary Education

High School: Eden Prairie High School

Previous Dance Team: Eden Prairie Pom Squad

Previous Studio: Dance Arts Centre

Favorite style of dance: Jazz

Favorite place on campus: I'll have to find out!

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: FOOTBALL!!

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? It is such a strong and well-known team with amazing girls.

When/where did you first start dancing? 3rd grade at Dance Arts Centre

What's something that most people don't know about you? I chipped my tooth biting into a pringle.

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? Last summer getting over the fear of water tubing!

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I love to color and go on adventures with my friends!

What are you looking forward to on this team? Bonding with the team and coaches

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Since I took a year off of dancing, it made me realize I need dance in my life. If you have the love and passion for dance, then you should continue to do it!


Gophers Set for Rare New York Road Trip

10/25/2016 - M. Ice Hockey

This weekend’s road trip to New York marks Minnesota’s first outing to the Empire State since winning the 2003 NCAA title at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo.

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10/24/2016 - Football

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